This work sheet draws on familiar characters for children to think about describing and then attempt to write a descriptive sentence. As an extension, I would provide more pictures of characters for children to have a go at describing.
Character Guess Who as a plenary, child to select an image and describe the character without mentioning their name to the rest of the class.
<p>A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.</p>
These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they’ve really enjoyed working through the activities – an added bonus being that I use this work to decorate the walls of our library. <br />
There’s a selection of 10 Library Challenge Cards, plus a ‘Library Challenge of the Week’ which just allows for changing things up a little without having to print and laminate more cards.
Resources to introduce dystopian/post-apocalyptic literature conventions to AS students, but also suitable for GCSE or KS3 students. Designed to lead to a comparative essay on 'The Road' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' but easily adaptable for your choice of novels or to stand alone as a study of the four short stories included.
Line drawings of Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions for use with explanation texts. I traced these myself, for use with a Year 4 class, for them to annotate and label, for use with writing explanation texts.
Credit to Yr 4 teaching staff at WJGS for lesson plans.